Play Is More Than Just Fun!

Dr. Stuart Brown’s work as a researcher and psychiatrist “…shows play is not just joyful and energizing — it’s deeply involved with human development and intelligence.” 

For his 2008 TED talk on this topic go here: https://www.ted.com/talks/stuart_brown_play_is_more_than_just_fun?language=en 

What ideas in this talk still feel like wonderful insights? What ideas have become outdated due to scientific and/or cultural evolutions? How might this talk about Dr. Brown’s ‘scholarly adventure(s)’ inform how you might step into your summer? 

(Curated and adapted for KUF from the 2021 Soul Matters materials for the theme ‘PLAY’ by Rev. Beckett Coppola.)